An inquest has opened into the deaths of a couple killed when a light aircraft crashed at Hawarden Airport last Friday.
At a brief hearing in Ruthin, North East Wales coroner John Gittins formally opened the inquests into the deaths of Gary Anthony Vickers, 58, and Kaye Clarke, 43, both of Dingle Bank, Chester.
The provisional cause of death in Mr Vickers’s case was head and chest injuries, while Miss Clarke, who was a passenger in the plane, died later at the Countess of Chester Hospital of shock and haemorrhage.
Adjourning the inquests to a date to be fixed, the coroner said that investigations into the tragedy were expected to be extensive.
More top news
How a little boy from Magor inspired his village to become "Autism Aware"
Nath talks to ITV News about being diagnosed with a form of autism at 16 and how he is aspiring to be a musician.
The head of Glamorgan CCC hopes Cardiff will be awarded one of the new city-based teams in a new 20/20 competition to rival the IPL.